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Born and raised in Flint, Congressman Dan Kildee is a lifelong Michigander. In Congress, he has proven he can bring people together and get real results for his constituents and Michigan.

Fighting Blight in Michigan: Congressman Kildee secured hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funds to help strengthen neighborhoods, raise home values and make communities safer by removing abandoned houses across Michigan, including in Flint and Saginaw.
Freeing a Marine Veteran from Prison in Iran: When one of his constituents, Amir Hekmati, an American citizen and U.S. Marine veteran was held as a political prisoner in Iran, Congressman Kildee worked alongside the Hekmati family to raise awareness and ultimately negotiate Amir’s release.

Getting Real Aid for Flint Families During the Water Crisis: During the water crisis in Flint, Congressman Kildee worked tirelessly to bring much needed relief to Flint families. He led the fight – bringing Democrats and Republicans together – to pass legislation bringing over $100 million in federal funds to help replace lead pipes and expand health care to residents. And he worked across the aisle to pass laws to prevent a similar crisis from happening in the future. Lastly, he worked with the Obama Administration to secure additional hundreds of millions to help Flint recover, including Medicaid expansion, funding for new jobs and nutritious foods.

Protecting the Great Lakes from Nuclear Waste: Congressman Kildee led the fight to successfully stop a Canadian company from permanently burying nuclear waste less than one mile from the Great Lakes.

Congressman Dan Kildee holds various leadership positions in Congress. As Chief Deputy Whip—part of the Democratic leadership team in the 116th Congress—he acts as an important liaison among Members of Congress and the leadership to build support for Democratic priorities and legislation.

Congressman Kildee serves on the prestigious Ways and Means Committee, the oldest and one of the most powerful committees in the U.S. House of Representatives. On the committee, Congressman Kildee works to lower the costs of health care premiums and prescription drugs, protect Social Security and Medicare, negotiate fair trade deals, and create a tax system that benefits working families, not just the richest corporations. The committee also has vast jurisdiction over important programs including Unemployment Insurance, enforcement of child support laws, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, and foster care and adoption programs.

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  4. He properly represents my views on the Gun Rights (2nd Amendment)

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  6. He properly represents my views on the Economy

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  7. He properly represents my views on Education

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  8. He properly represents my views on Healthcare

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  10. He properly represents my views on Energy Policy

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  11. He properly represents my views on Environmental matters

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  14. If he runs for office again, I would vote for him

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